Three Golds: Hidilyn Diaz wins big at Weightlifting World Cup

Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz took home three gold medals, dominating the women’s division at this year’s Weightlifting World Cup in Rome yesterday. Diaz took the top spot after lifting 93 kilograms in the snatch and 119 kilograms in the clean and jerk, for a total of 212 kilograms, in the women’s 55-kilogram division, ABS-CBN News ...

‘Peace be with you’: Cayetano hits back at critics for calling him out on SEA Games snafu

‘Peace be with you’: Cayetano hits back at critics for calling him out on SEA Games snafu

House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano officially closed the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games last night with a lengthy speech that concluded with him...

Really? REALLY?: PHISGOC wins totally legit ‘Best SEA Games Organizer’ award

Really? REALLY?: PHISGOC wins totally legit ‘Best SEA Games Organizer’ award

Congratulations are definitely in order for the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) after news broke yesterday that the beleaguered committee had won...

Filipinos cheering for medal-less Timor-Leste to score SEA Games win

Filipinos cheering for medal-less Timor-Leste to score SEA Games win

Never let it be said that Filipinos aren’t a friendly and hospitable bunch — even when it comes to people we’re theoretically competing against. That good old...

Three injured as Typhoon Kammuri pummels PH, prompting mass evacuations

Three injured as Typhoon Kammuri pummels PH, prompting mass evacuations

Three people have been injured so far by typhoon Kammuri (local name “Tisoy”), which continues to bring powerful winds and heavy rainfall to Metro Manila, other parts...

Duterte, Pacquiao open SEA Games in Philippines as typhoon nears

Duterte, Pacquiao open SEA Games in Philippines as typhoon nears

President Rodrigo Duterte and boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao threw open the doors to the Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines on Saturday as a powerful typhoon took aim at...

SEA Games: Philippine President to attend opening ceremony

SEA Games: Philippine President to attend opening ceremony

President Rodrigo Duterte will attend Saturday’s opening ceremony of the Southeast Asian Games, the presidential palace said, a day after the Philippine leader apologized...

Philippines’ Duterte apologizes after chaotic SEA Games build-up

Philippines’ Duterte apologizes after chaotic SEA Games build-up

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologized and pledged a probe into the troubled run-up to Saturday’s opening of the Southeast Asian Games after a rush of logistical...

Less popular SEA Games competitions, closing ceremony now free to the public

Less popular SEA Games competitions, closing ceremony now free to the public

Taguig Congressman Alan Peter Cayetano, the lead organizer of the beleaguered Southeast Asian Games, today announced that admission to several competitions and the event’s...

Typhoon Kammuri to hit this weekend, could affect SEA Games venues

Typhoon Kammuri to hit this weekend, could affect SEA Games venues

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) today warned the public to prepare for the arrival of typhoon Kammuri this weekend, which could possibly bring...


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